For a devout Hindu Pushkar
is a very important pilgrim centre, for
one visit to this holy place in a lifetime
is highly prescribed. There are around 400
temples in Pushkar; some of these are the
temple of Brahma , the Savitri temple and
the 12th century Apteshwar temple dedicated
to lord Shiva .The place finds its name
in many mythological texts and scriptures.
Pushkar - New Delhi
How To Reach
Pushkar is well connected by roads. Ajmer
is just 11 kms, is well connected to all
major cities by trains. There are so many
regular buses to/from Ajmer .
Pushkar Lake :: ushkar Lake has immense
significance for the followers of Hinduism.
According to the legends, the lake was dedicated
to Lord Brahma after a lotus fell from his
hands and dropped into this picturesque valley.
. The entire lake is supposed to be surrounded
by 500 temples, 52 palaces, and 52 ghats.
On the occasion of Kartik Purnima in November
every year, devotees take holy bath in the
lake and a fair is organized, known world
over as the Pushkar Fair.
Brahma Temple :: This is the only temple
in the world where Lord Brahma is worshiped
and the main attraction of Pushkar. There
is life-size four-armed idol of Lord Brahma
in the vestibule. The temple has marble
floors and stairs and coins have been put
by the devotees to mark the birth or deaths
of the loved ones.
Savitri Temple :: The temple is dedicated
to Savitri, the wife of Lord Brahma and
located on the top of the Ratnagiri Hill.